Despite arrest, subway stabbings lead to renewed fear of crime

Rigoberto Lopez was taken into custody Saturday night and was formally arrested Sunday. After a psychiatric evaluation, he was charged with murder and attempted murder, police said. He later confessed to the weekend slashing spree, according to published reports.

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Statistics say crime on the subway is going down, but high-profile stabbings, shovings and attacks have put fear into commuters. AP file by John Minchillo From Brooklyneagle.com

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